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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
11-March-2011 17:54 IST
Shri Kapil Sibal meets with Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Kapil Sibal met with Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd. Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, here last evening.

During the talks, discussions were held on a wide range of subjects. On vocational education, Shri Sibal explained to the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia that the HRD Ministry is in the process of preparing a National Vocational Educational Qualification Framework. He said that the NVEQF will have nine levels of certification, with the flexibility to move into the general education system. The Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister expressed interest in the NVEQF.

Shri Sibal also, during the talks brought up the subject of the need of a roadmap of equivalence between degrees of the two countries.

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